Saluting the ultimate sacrifice

Photos by Steve Wielkopolan
Thousands of people lined Michigan Avenue in east Dearborn for the city’s 89th annual Memorial Day Parade May 27. Dozens of units marched, drove, danced and rode up Michigan Avenue, paying homage to U.S.military personnel who sacrificed their lives for their country. Above, Vietnam Veterans of America Dearborn Chapter 267 passes in review at the end of the parade route. Below, A member of the U.S. Army does pushups on the street with an onlooker. For more photos from the parade, go to